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Mole Valley Beat Bulletin Thursday 16th September 2021

Alert message sent 16/09/2021 09:58:00

Information sent on behalf of Surrey Police


How do people say ‘no’ without actually saying it where you’re from?
 
 
 
This #TakeFiveWeek, feel empowered to #StopChallengeProtect if someone contacts you asking for personal or financial information.
 
 
 
Remember, it’s ok to reject, refuse or ignore requests like this. Only criminals will try to rush or panic you.
 
 
 
If you receive a scam email forward it to report@phishing.gov.uk and texts to 7726 which spells ‘SPAM’ on your telephone keypad.
 
 
 
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Victims of sexual exploitation may be held against their will, coerced or threatened with violence against them or their family.
 
 
 
Traffickers use debt bondage to increase profits and control victims, by inflating genuine costs for travel, food or accommodation and forcing victims into prostitution to pay off a cycle of false debt.
 
 
Help us help them by reporting suspicions in confidence to the Modern Slavery Helpline on 08000 121 700.
 
 
 
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Can you help us identify the owner of this bicycle which has recently come into our possession - we would love to be able to return it to the rightful owner - call or message us or use live chat https://www.surrey.police.uk/ to get in touch quoting ref 45210097371
 
See attached photo.
 
 
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Burglary Alert: Residential burglary #Westcott Tuesday 14th Sept 4pm handbag stolen via insecure front door - Under Investigation. It’s vital to leave your home secure "whenever" you leave it. Burglars are opportunistic and quick!!
 
 
It’s vital to leave your home secure whenever you leave it. Getting into an ‘exit routine’ can help ensure that you don’t forget obvious, important things, like not leaving your valuables near windows, or no lights on if it will be dark before you get home. Here’s what you should do just before you go out.
 
 
https://www.surrey.police.uk/cp/crime-prevention/protect-home-crime/leaving-your-home-checklist/
 
 
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Scam Alert - North Holmwood #Dorking - phone call claiming to be from police saying national insurance came up in criminal activity - STOP / CHALLENGE / PROTECT -
 
 
https://www.actionfraud.police.uk/alert/warning-national-insurance-scam-leads-to-surge-in-calls-to-action-fraud
 
 
 
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Before going away on holiday you need to think about the security of your home, as returning home from a holiday to find out that your home has been burgled would be both upsetting and stressful.
 
 
https://www.securedbydesign.com/guidance/crime-prevention-advice/ensure-your-home-is-secure
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Message sent by
Andy Reid (Surrey Police, InTheKnow.Community Administrator, Mole Valley)
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